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Matcha: “Eye of the Tiger” Kung Fu Event at Asian Art Museum | Civic Center

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Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: $10

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2010 is the Year of the Tiger and the Asian Art Museum kicks off the Chinese Lunar New Year with its first “Matcha” night of the year when the museum stays open late with a discounted admission price and puts on a whole host of special activities in celebration including Kung Fu demonstrations and docent tours about the Chinese New Year.

February 18, 2010 Matcha: “Eye of the Tiger” – February’s Matcha celebrates the new year and the museum’s special exhibition Shanghai, with riveting tiger-style kung fu (martial art) demonstrated by monks from the Shaolin Temple USA in San Francisco.

The evening also includes art activities, Shanghai dumplings available in the museum cafe, cash bar specials, DJ music, and docent conversations on Lunar New Year, Chan Buddhism, and the Shanghai exhibition.

About Matcha:
February 18, April 1, June 3, August 19, October 28
5-9 pm | $10 Admission

MATCHA isn’t just a mixer—it’s what makes your visit to the Asian Art Museum downright exhilarating. Experience mesmerizing performances, create your own art, embark on gallery tours, see the latest special exhibition, sit in on a talk, mingle with friends over cocktails, enjoy what the DJ is spinning, and much, much more.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: $10
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